The statue of 'Zeus Enthroned' will return on October 27 to Baia, near Naples, after being exhibited at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles from 1992 until 2017. It had previously been smuggled by traffickers. The 75-cm-high statue, which dates back to the 1st century BC, represents the Greek god Zeus. It comes from the waters of the sea off Campania,...

From Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Monday, March 18, 2019. From 9:00 am To 5:00 pm. Entrance: Free. J. Paul Getty Museum - 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049. What did ancient Greeks believe would happen to them after they died? Organized around a monumental funerary vessel, on loan from National Archaeological Museum in Naples and recent...

Dear friends, we are excited to invite you all to our Cena Spettacolo - Neapolitan Soiree on Tuesday, October 23rd! The night will feature a special Neapolitan menu created just for this night by our very own Chef Giuseppe Marrone, paired with some great live music by Neapolitan sensation Gerry Gennarelliand Roberto Iriti Jit. Born in Naples, Gerr...

From ancient Roman ships in Pisa to a deeper understanding of Pompeii, via a cycle route in Siena, there's plenty still to look forward to in Italy as part of the EU28-wide celebration of culture. As one of the most culture-intense EU nations, Italy has plenty to offer for the European Year of Culture Heritage 2018.   Italy is hosting 1,136 events...

Chicago’s own Spacca Napoli was recently acknowledged by the Consorzio di Tutela Della Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP as the best Neapolitan Pizzeria outside of Italy at this year presentation of the Guida Top 50 in Naples. Earlier this year, the Chicago pizzeria was ranked among the top Italian restaurants in Chicago by Gambero Rosso. “(Owner) J...

Naples is a city with a reputation: it has pizza, devil-may-care drivers, and mafia clans known as the Camorra. But in the past few years this southern Italian city has also been fostering a growing community of tech start-ups and app creators. The hope is it will change not just Naples' reputation, but also its fortunes and so reverse a brain drai...

Tuesday, September 25, 4:00 pm EDT. Book Presentation: Bitter Chicory to Sweet Espresso, Survival and Deliverance from WWII in the Naples, Italy Area, 1940-49 with Author/Professor Emeritus, Carmine Vittoria (Northeastern University). The Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University. Room E4340, Frank Melville Memorial Library - 100 Nicolls R...

San Gennaro approda negli States, grazie alla Saint Gennaro Foundation of Boston, ente no profit, presieduta da Pasquale Trotta, e rappresentata in Italia, per i rapporti con la Santa Sede e le altre istituzioni religiose, da Antonio Grilletto, che ha fatto realizzare in Italia un busto di bronzo dorato del Santo ispirato a quello venerato presso l...

Strengthening the world’s most comprehensive route network, United Airlines today announced customers have new international routes to choose from in 2019 including daily, year-round service between San Francisco and Amsterdam and new nonstop seasonal summer service between New York /Newark and Naples, Italy, the only nonstop flight from North Amer...

In the sweltering month of August, Italians from Torino to Messina flock to the beach. Temperatures sore to well above 35 degrees centigrade and everything reaches a sort of raucous crescendo on August 15th, the national holiday of Ferragosto. Extended families bring multi-course picnics, foldout tables, awnings, flotation devices, nonnas in wheelc...